Bipolar Disorder: The Upswing in Research and Treatment

Bipolar Disorder: The Upswing in Research and Treatment


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841845012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/05/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Positive Aspects of Bipolar illness
2. A 40 year study of First Onset Mania in South London.
3. Brain Changes: do they Exist and do they Change?
4. Is the Amygdala too Expansive in Bipolar Disorder?
5. The Maudsley Bipolar Disorder Project: Insights into Pathophysiology
6. Is Any of this Real? The Word from the Grave
7. Transgenic mouse models for affective disorders
8. Now that we have some genes (in Toronto at least)
9. Is there a genetic basis to the brain abnormalities?
10. How Can Bipolar Disorder be Genetically Related to both Schizophrenia and Unipolar Depression
11. Is the HPA Axis at last Paying Dividends?
12. Neuropathology in BPD and Cortisol dysregulation
13. Cortisol in Chicago (from crime of passion to celebrity headline)
14. The biological factors sustaining HPA overactivation in affective disorder
15. Are Neuropsychological Abnormalities in Bipolar Disorder Cause or Consequence of Mood Disorder?
16. Psychological Treatments: Does the evidence stack up?
17. The brain basis of cognitive function in bipolar disorder
18. Lithium, the forgotten drug
19. What are the advantages and disadvantages of atypical antipsychotics or valproate?
20. Is ECT given in Bipolar Disorder and does TMS offer more?
21. Do drugs work for bipolar disorder?
22. Improving outcome by selecting effective long-term treatment
23. The long-term functional outcome of bipolar disorder.
24. Is what we offer to patients half-acceptable?

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